- intensively or excessively stimulated or exaggerated: an economy hyped-up by arms spending.
Origin of hyped-up
First recorded in 1945–50
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Related Words for hyped upinflated, superfluous, disproportionate, pretentious, exaggerated, overpriced, made-up, assumed, fictional, unreal, fanciful, simulated, imaginary, created, fabricated, productive, vigorous, energetic, effective, influential
- slang stimulated or excited by or as if by the effect of a stimulating drug
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